What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Fearless Faith

Sometimes the Jesus we expect is not who shows up

Sometimes the Jesus we expect is nothing like the one that shows up. It’s not a matter of blame as much as it is acknowledgement that what we think we know is not always congruent with contemporary events in our lives.

It was without guile at the start. All we had to do was to listen and trust others to guide us. Right was always right and wrong was always wrong. Simple and easy. That worked especially well for very matter-of-fact young minds. Unfortunately many of us grew up and hardened our beliefs into unyielding dogma, preferring the safety that always being correct affords. Others of us d...


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